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Black History Month | nuEra

Happy Black History Month!

With a long and expansive history, Cannabis culture has been pushed forward with the minds of pioneers. Below we highlight articles spotlighting Black pioneers in the Cannabis space, Cannabis’ intertwined history with Black History, resources and we spotlight some Black-Owned cannabis brands you can shop!

Black-Cannabis Entrepreneurship:

How Former NBA Star Al Harrington Is Building A $100 Million Team Of Black Cannabis Entrepreneurs

Cannaclusive’s Mary Pryor on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Cannabis

Vic Mensa Launches First Black-Owned Cannabis Venture In Illinois

Buy Weed From Women On Creating A Feminist Cannabis Movement

Ald. Bobby Burns cultivates new approach to the business and politics of marijuana1871 Start-Up Spotlight

Tiffany Reynolds, Owner of Chicago’s “Soul and Wellness”


Cannabis & Black History:

Cannabis & Black History Month: How can the industry do better?

The Links Between Cannabis History and Black History

Black History Month: People of Color in Cannabis

Cannabis and Black History Month: A Brief Timeline of How the Two are Linked

Cannaclusive and Accountability: A Conversation with Mary Pryor and Kassia Graham


Shop Black-Owned Brands & More:

93 BOYZ (available at ALL nuEra locations)

Cronja Culture 

Buy Weed From Women


Soul and Wellness: Medical Marijuana Services & Education (Med Card Sign-Up)

Minorities for Medical Marijuana (M4MM)

Minority Cannabis Business Association 


Cannabis For Black Lives

SuperNova Women


Tree Femme Collective